The first component, the provider of health care, is a familiar functional role.
Often vested with the camp director or a year-round nurse, this function of health services includes tasks such as determining the scope of health care provided by the camp; determining the mix of health providers needed and personnel management of that team; interfacing with insurance companies; overseeing budget decisions specific to the camp's health services; writing policy that impacts the health of both campers and staff; arranging services from out-of-camp providers (e.g., pharmacies, hospitals, mental health professionals dentists); and monitoring the impact of regulatory bodies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) upon the camp.
Census 2002 report, young adults ages 18 to 24 were less likely than any other age groups to have health
insurance," says Sharon Fisher, communications coordinator for the American College Health
Association (ACHA), a national organization made up primarily of individual members in college health
Evidence collected in studies conducted in various countries shows that macrodeterminants--such as gender, ethnic origins, or race--play a major role in the degree of access to services and in the health
status of populations.
In nearly every other country in the world, health
care is a right of citizenship for people of all ages.
The premise on which managed care--particularly health
maintenance organizations--was built included closed networks, tight utilization management and capitation.
sciences elective courses at this urban university require four hours of CSL during the semester.
Morbidity, mortality and hospital discharge statistics are poor indicators of what determines the health
of a population.
This can include training and mentoring to junior faculty in environmental health
sciences, promoting interactions with established investigators in related disciplines, and helping young scientists and clinician-scientists to build foundations for careers in NIEHS-sponsored programs.
Sam Campbell, Director of Continuous Quality Improvement, Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health
Sciences Centre, Halifax to Investigate and Correct Obstacles to the Transition of Patients from the Care of Caregivers in the Community to those in Secondary and Tertiary Health
The exploding costs of health
care and the lack of any immediate cost-cutting alternative have created a political environment that is far more open to reform than it was in 1994.
Part I includes eight chapters on global health
policy ranging from topics such as implications of multilateral trade agreements, public-private health
partnerships, regulation in the context of global health
markets, healthcare financing reform and policies, as well as cost-effectiveness analysis.
As the recommendations make clear, Latina sexual and reproductive health
cannot be neatly compartmentalized under the rubric of minority health
, women's empowerment, human rights, poverty alleviation or the movement for universal access to general health
In part 2 of the series "Consumer Health
Issues, Trends and Research," contributors address the many facets that comprise consumer health
The link between health
care costs and corporate failures is clear in at least two major industries, steel and airlines, and there's speculation that the auto industry could be next.